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MSNBC
Jan 31, 2013 11:00am PST
quote positions. about israel. >> now that exchange followed another faceoff earlier today with senator john mccain over the war in iraq. >> will you please answer the question? will you correct or incorrect when you said that the surge would be the most dangerous foreign policy blunder in this country since until nam? were you correct or incorrect? yes or no? >> my reference -- >> are you -- the question is,
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 7:00pm PST
-election, this was john mccain's position on immigration. >> complete the dang fence. >> it will work this time? senator, you're one of us. >> i'm john mccain and i approve this message. >> and then, on november 6th, 2012, they lost 71% of the hispanic vote to president obama, and literally after that, they started to talk about compromise on immigration. >> we have to get rid of the immigration issue altogether, it is simple for me to fix it. i think you control the border first, create a pathway for the people here, you don't say you have to go home. and that is a position that i have evolved on. because you know what? it has got to be resolved. >> and so today, immigration became the first order of business in the new congress for some republicans. >> first step in what will continue to be difficult, but achievable. and i don't think i have to remind anyone the last major attempt was over six years ago. now we will again attempt to commit the remaining resources needed to secure the border. modernize and streamline our current immigration system, and create a tough but fair path to citizenship for th
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2013 8:00am PST
here. >> good to be here. >> let's take a listen. john mccain is just now questioning, so let's listen in. >> sure. >> great members of this committee who have contributed so much to our nation's defense. senator hagel, members of this committee will raise questions reflecting concerns with your policy positions. they're not reasonable people disagreeing, they're fundamental disagreements. our concerns pertain to the quality of your professional judgment and your world view on critical areas of national security including security in the middle east. with that in mind, let me begin with your opposition to the surge in iraq. 2006 we lost -- republicans lost the election and we began the surge, and you wrote a piece in "the washington post," quote, leaving iraq honorably. 2007 you committed -- you said it's not in the national interest to deepen its military involvement. in january of 2007 in a rather bizarre exchange with secretary rice in the foreign relations committee after some nonsense about syria and crossing the border into iran and syria because of the surge, then a reference to
Current
Jan 31, 2013 4:00pm PST
the money. >> john mccain chuck hagel lots of drama. >> comedy before the superbowl weekend and nobody found it funny. >> the can we say is were you right or wrong? that's a pretty straight forward question. i would like the answer whether you were right or wrong and then you are free to elaborate. >> michael hastings, you have something for us about football, don't you? >> yes in advance of superbowl weekend, no one found it funny. >> what about gay guys, any approach you? >> i don't do the gay guys. >> are there any on the 49ers? >> lots of drama between chuck hagel and john mccain. and it's go time. [ ♪ theme ♪ ] >> all right. the big story of the day today has to do with the excel key stone pipeline. it's been coming up again and again. the obama administration has refused to sign the permits to allow for the complete construction of the pipeline. for those of you who don't know what it is, it's a $7 billion project that would pump more than 800,000-barrels of toxic tar sands crude each day from alberta through america's agricultural heart lands to remainries in the gulf. environment
FOX News
Jan 28, 2013 12:00pm PST
campaign that he had not gone forth with the bill. john mccain, the first big republican sponsor with george w. bush, for comprehensive immigration reform back in in te in 2000 including a path to citizenship, guest worker program, and ultimately border security and john mccain learned the hard way a lot of folks want the border secure and verifiably so before the other programs go forward. chuck schumer, the ranking democrat, said they say it is time to put partisanship aside and democrats are not looking to use this as a leverage in wake of the election which hispanic and latino voters were favoring democrats, not so in the case of republicans. the g.o.p. recognizes they need to do something. democrats are saying they you will not play political football. >> we do not want immigration as a wedge issue. much rather we want a bipartisan bill that soxes the problem and becomes law. >> they put their marking on it today and the president will lay out his proposals. the senate majority leader, harry reid, before the news conference announcing the plan came out, said the so-called ga
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 10:00am PST
, ironically, if john mccain and lindsey graham and others had joined with george w. bush, this could have been done in 2007. >> right. what john mccain sort of didn't say but implied was what has changed about this issue? it's simple. november 6th, the 2012 general election. the overall share of republican votes was -- people that voted for republicans is white. 11% nonwhite. it is -- that is an untenable -- we saw in 2012, and it will only get worse if they continue to lose 70% plus of the hispanic vote. that's what's changed here. republicans broadly recognize it. the question is jose touched on it, the path to citizenship. that is the piece that is always the one that conservative republicans said we will not do this. we are validating illegal behavior, no matter what we do. now there are some republicans on board. marco rubio, john mccain, lindsey graham saying, look, this has to be in the proposal. can they rally republicans in the house and senate behind the political necessity of putting immigration reform behind them with a path to sit sfwlenship or not? that seems to me to be the rub.
Current
Jan 24, 2013 3:00am PST
by mitt romney. picked up by john mccain. ever since they've been trying to exploit the murder of a united states ambassador and three other americans for cheap political gains and they are still at it and still trying to make a big point about the fact that when susan rice went on the sunday talk shows and gave what she said was preliminary information that would probably change might likely change the same information that was given to members of the senate, to members of the house and to the white house, they all had the very very, very same reports from our intelligence officers that republicans finding she was deliberately misleading the american people. they've been beating the drum ever since. it is false false false. it was gusting to see them do it yesterday. the secretary of state handled herself admirably. first of all, as she has done -- she was tough, she was patient but she didn't take any crap either. as she's done before, she said look the buck stops here. >> as i have said many times i take responsibility and nobody is more committed to getting this right. i'm determined t
FOX News
Jan 23, 2013 8:00pm PST
there. and her demeanor in general angered john mccain. >> the answers, frankly that you have given this morning are not satisfactory to me. the american people deserve to know answers. and they certainly don't deserve false answers. and the answers that were given the american people on september 15th by the ambassador of the united nations were false. >> bill: once again secretary clinton didn't respond, allowing senator mccain's comments to float in the air. it should also be noted not one, not one democrat asked mrs. clinton the tough question. now, come on. that's appalling. are you guys looking out for the folks or what? secretary clinton will leave her job as soon as john kerry is confirmed as the new secretary of state, which should be in early february. but going forward, mrs. clinton doesn't really have to worry much about libya. it's clear americans are not holding her accountable. in a if new fox news poll 59% of americans approve of secretary clinton's job performance. just 29 percent disapprove. clearly the folks think she has been effective running the state departmen
CNN
Jan 31, 2013 8:00am PST
with john mccain, his former really best friend -- one of his best friends here who is now a critic of hagel. >> dana, i'm glad you mentioned that. let's listen in, the republican from arizona with his comments. >> with that in mind, let me begin with your opposition to the surge in iraq. 2006, republicans lost the election, and we began the surge and you wrote a piece in "the washington post" called "leaving iraq honorably." 2007, you committed -- you said it's not in the national interest to deepen its military involvement. in 2007, in a rather bizarre change with secretary rice in the foreign relations committee after in nonsense about syria and crossing the border into iran and syria. because of the surge, then -- and a reference to cambodia in 1970, you said, quote, when you set in motion the kind of policy the president's talking about here, it's very, very dangerous. quote, matter of fact, i have to say, madam secretary, i think the speech gimp last night by this president represents the most dangerous foreign policy blunder in this country since vietnam, if it's carried out, i will r
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2013 10:00am PST
the iraq surge. as chuck hagel is challenged by john mccain. >> would you please answer the question? will you correct or incorrect when you said that the surge would be the most dangerous foreign policy blunder in this country since vietnam? were you correct or incorrect? yes or no. >> my reference to the surge being -- >> the question is were you right or wrong? that's a pretty straight forward question. >> well -- >> i would like to answer whether you are right or wrong, and then you are free to elaborate. >> well, i am not going to give you a yes or no answer on a lot of things. >> let the record show you refuse to answer that question. now, please go ahead. >> well, if you would like me to explain why i -- >> i absolutely would like answer answer. yes or no. >> well, i'm not going to give you a yes or no. i think it's far more complicated than that. >> is this finally the year for immigration reform? president obama sits down with jose diaz bullart. >> i don't think that it should take many, many months. i think this is something that we should be able to get done certainly this
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2013 2:00am PST
to the constitution limits what we can do about guns. >>> senator john mccain appeared at a breakfast in washington where he told a joke about himself and the low approval ratings of his colleagues. >> a guy ran up in the airport and say anybody tell you look like john mccain? i said, yeah. he says, doesn't it sometimes make you mad as hell? >> that's your morning dish of scrambles politics. >>> we tern to nbc meteorologist bill karins with the weather channel forecast. good morning you to, bill. >> the last 48 hours have been a blur. so much cleanup to be done. now we're doing it in bitterly cold temperatures, too. the problem is all the way up through connecticut. look at these wind gusts. we just gusted to 52 miles per hour in hartford. 55 in bridgeport. that is enough to shake the house and wake a lot of people up. if you're driving at this hour, if you can, well, don't. wait another half hour. things will improve in connecticut. again, all of these really strong winds are now heading to boston. boston just clocked in. that is the highest i've seen in new england. 59 mile-per-hour wind gusts. w
ABC
Jan 27, 2013 10:00am EST
, arizona republican senator john mccain and new jersey democratic senator bob menendez. >>> then our powerhouse roundtable takes on all the week's politics, and is there really a controversy over this? ♪ and the home of the brave >> you know who caught her, lance armstrong. yeah, he is such a stickler for the truth now. >>> joining us, george will, democratic strategist donna brazile, republican congressman dave schweikert, new republic publisher and facebook co-founder chris hughes and the host of npr's "morning edition," steve inskeep. >>> hello. great to have you with us. george is off this weekend. so much to get to this morning including that controversy over the oscar-nominated film "zero dark thirty" and so-called enhanced interrogation. mark boal, the producer and screenwriter is here to answer critics. >>> but first front and center this morning, washington is set to tackle an immigration overhaul. the president is planning to speak about it on tuesday, and our two headlining senators are working on a plan as well. let's start with ranking of the armed services committee,
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 6:00pm EST
republicans including marco rubio and arizona's john mccain. >> we cannot go on a brevard with 11 million people living in the shadows of an illegal status. >> it is one of few issues in which both sides are calling for a sweeping reform. >> there are a lot of democrats who once and for all want to solve this problem and fix the mess of a broken immigration system. many of us agree. >> i see things that were once off the table for agreement and discussion being back on the table with a serious pathway forward. >> there are potential sticking point. >> enforcement needs to be a big part of it. >> they want to crack down on countries hiring illegal immigrants and better more protection. washington will reopen the case for immigration reform this week. it is also an important opportunity for both parties to reach out to the hispanic voters who helped to swing this last election. brian mooar, wbal-tv 11 news. >> now your 11 insta-weather + forecast with meteorologist john collins. >> look at that radar. we're starting to see some clouds drifting into the area. a nice day, all things considere
ABC
Jan 31, 2013 6:00pm EST
have used influence. >> some of the toughest questioning came from federal -- from fellow veteran john mccain. >> i expect a direct answer. >> i am not going to give you a yes or no. i will defer that to history. >> history has already made a judgment around the surge. your refusal to answer whether you were right or wrong will have an impact on my judgment as to whether to vote for your confirmation or not. >> i be the first enlisted man to serve as defense secretary. the committee has to schedule its vote and the full senate will take up the nomination. >> the outgoing secretary of state, hillary clinton, held her last official event today. >> it truly is a bittersweet moment. to leave this room for the last time as secretary of state. at an official event. it gives me great pride and pleasure to thank you and to know that the work will continue. i am very very grateful. thank you very much. >> senator john kerry was secretary of state yesterday. her last day on the job is to merge. she looks forward to taking some time for herself, she said. >> no charges are filed against patrick m
ABC
Jan 24, 2013 4:30am EST
to go kill some americans. what difference does it make? >> senator john mccain criticize clinton, saying the families of the four americans are not getting answers they deserve. clinton says the state department is moving swiftly to strengthen security and diplomatic posts worldwide. >> on lockdown at a southwest virginia college was lifted after a report of a gunman on campus turned out to be false. police flooded the university of virginia campus in wise county and ordered troops to stay in place while they conduct a building by building search. the student who reported the gunmen later admitted it was a hoax. >> lance armstrong is being sued over his autobiography. >> apple shares could take a big hit in today's trading. linda bell joins us from bloomberg headquarters in new york. good morning. >> good morning. apple is the big story. a lot of people probably have apple products. the company reported record ipad and iphone sales for the last quarter. it is still the weakest sales increase since 2009. not good news for apple stock. if it dropped in after hours trading. people
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 11:00pm EST
? john mccain said republicans took a big shellacking from latino voters this last fall, so he says this time will be different. he says republicans are listening and would be willing to work with democrats to get something passed. >> we shall see. a jury talked about the murder trial of a former police officer. good the says he shot patricia in self-defense last february. he writes he had dropped her off -- she had dropped her arm in the vehicle and drove off. closing arguments will be held tomorrow in the trial against leopold. he is accused of using police security detail for personal and political reasons. his attorney denies, but they claim leopold did not break the law. >> to the forecast, conditions are a bit calmer but first of precipitation for the commute and more changes along the way. our meteorologist joins us with a look at the forecast. >> a little bit of bias, but we are tough. look at the temperatures. -- a little bit of ice but we are tough. look at the temperatures. there will be some patchy fog. visibility of about 3 miles. there may be a few delays early in the
FOX News
Jan 28, 2013 3:00pm PST
and becomes law. >> four democrats joined four republicans including arizona senator john mccain, top g.o.p. advocate for immigration reform for years. influential freshman senator florida of cuban descent. >> i live surrounded by immigrants. my neighbors are immigrants. family are immigrants. married immigrant. i realize how critical immigration system works is for the hair tage and the future. >> the republican party is losing the support of the hispanic citizens. we realize that there are many issues in which we think we are in agreement with the hispanic citizens. but this is a pre-eminent issue with the citizens. >> this contingent first on verifiably securing the border, reducing the visa overstays,er-verify system and ban on illegal ail yeps receiving federal assistance including obamacare. the plan includes guest worker program for lower skilled jobs and green card for immigrants with advanced degrees. harry reid jumped aboard. >> i lo do everything in my power to get a bill across the finish line. >> they would have to pass the background check, pay fine and taxes and stay lega
FOX News
Jan 31, 2013 1:00pm PST
an even sharper exchange with john mccain, who said to him, i want to know specifically here whether you believe you were wrong in saying that president bush's surge in iraq was the stupidest thing done. he couldn't get an answer out of senator hagel in a hearing where chuck hagel had chance on the record to make his best case for his nomination, i don't think he has yet persuaded the key people he needs to get, particularly john mccain. >> any surprises? a lot of what i listened to -- saw john mccain giving him a thorough going-over -- i think a lot of people wanted to see that. any surprises? any one specifically tougher on him? >> i think what was most important was the mccain-hagel exchange. if john mccain comes out in favor of "the haguele" nomination, it's over. if senator mccain says, i'm against this nomination and not only against im, i'm going to fight it, then they're in real trouble. i think enough republicans might side with john mccain that they could sustain a filibuster. >> can we turn our attention to what senator rand paul and i were speaking about. the f-16s to israel?
ABC
Jan 27, 2013 8:00am PST
are working on a plan as well. let's start with ranking of the armed services committee, john mccain. welcome, senator mccain. you have spent a great deal of time in your career working on immigration issues. when do you think you can get this bipartisan plan out, and how much can you tell us about what's in it? >> well, we're going to be announcing the principles that will be guiding our translation of it into legislation. we've still got a lot of hard work ahead, but i'm very pleased with the progress. frankly -- >> you're announcing this week? >> yeah, we'll be -- senator menendez and i and senator schumer, senator graham, senator durbin and some -- we are -- we've been working together for some weeks now. we'll be coming forward. it's not that much different from what we tried to do in 2007. martha, what's changed is honestly is that there is a new i think appreciation on both sides of the aisle, including maybe more importantly on the republican side of the aisle, that we have to enact a comprehensive immigration reform bill. we've been -- >> so this is comprehensive. it's not piecemeal.
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 11:00am PST
. chuck schumer, john mccain, dick durbin, marco rubio and bob menendez will discuss the plan. we'll bring it to you live. our first read team notes this is the first time senator mccain signed on to a priority of president obama. he takes the vision on the road to las vegas. but within the last hour, white house press secretary jay carney confirmed the president would not unveil specific legislation. the plan unveiled today would be the first major immigration overhaul proposal in six years but one border state democrat congressman castro of texas say that is the devil is in the details. >> we've got to make sure that those measurements, when we have determined that we have secured the border, that those measurements are objective. otherwise you will have fights down the road where folks are saying, well, wait a minute. let's not move on to the second phase of the bill because we have not first completed the first phase. >> besides border security, there's guest workers and employer verification and a path to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants in this country. let's bring i
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2013 9:00am PST
in national security. >> i thought that point was very much born out in john mccain's questioning, which is give me a yes or no answer, was the iraq surge a good idea? yoovl, it's a nuanced position. a yes or a month. it's a way of john mccain scoring a point for himself and also undermining chuck hagel's credibility. richard, the question is when you watch that exchange, does that work in terms of re-establishing republican bonefieds on foreign policy? >> look, john mccain has a lot of things going on. you know, he is losing relevance. he has lost some powerful positions in the senate. he has always played in the media space, right? the really curious actually compelling personal piece of this is that he and chuck hagel were friends. they campaigned together when he was on the effect paid in 2000. they were mavericks together against the establishment, and these two men have fallen apart dramatically, spectacularly in a way that john mccain does. when john mccain and actually john kerry were working on normalization on the p.o.w., m.i.a. question, john mccain almost came to blows with s
CW
Jan 28, 2013 9:00pm CST
today. including senators john mccain and marco rubio has four main objectives. providing a tough but path for citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the united states. that is after bolstering border security. second, giving a green cards immigrants with advanced degrees in science technology math and engineering. third, setting up employment verification system that holds employers accountable for hiring undocumented workers. also creating a guest worker program in the country for jobs that americans either are unable or unwilling to do. have a broken immigration system even so. 11 million are living in limbo. statement of values that we give you today is a good selling stuttering for from making certain that we can come up with a long-term approach that is fair. but it is important first step. significant complicated journey. the issue of immigration is not a simple one. i think we have the opportunity to do this right and i think we will do a tremendous service for our country. this afternoon in chicago 133 new u.s. citizens took the oath of citizenship.
Current
Jan 28, 2013 3:00am PST
republicans led by john mccain. four led by john schumer who have come up with a come comprehensive immigration plan bi-partisan they are going to announce today which includes a path to citizenship as well as tougher enforcement at the border all contained in one bill. president obama will talk about it in las vegas tomorrow. >> that's huge story. but perhaps a bigger story sara palin dumped by fox news. she was soaking it up and saying nothing. finally, they dumped her but they still have karl rove and dennis cue sin itch. kus. nich. all of that coming up here on current tv. floorboard >> the troops love me. (vo) tv and radio talk show host stephanie miller rounds out current's morning news block. >> you're welcome current tv audience for the visual candy. just be grateful current tv does not come in smellivision. the sweatshirt is nice and all but i could use a golden lasso. (vo) only on current tv. i want the people who watch our show, to be able to come away armed with the facts, and the arguments to feel confident in their positions. i want them to have the
FOX News
Jan 23, 2013 7:00pm PST
to handle that question and did a very good job of raising that issue. john mccain made a great point today when he said people don't bring rpg's and the weaponry that was used in this attack to spontaneous demonstrati demonstration. it's relevant. here is why it matters. when they put out word this was not a terrorist attack, it was sprung out of a spontaneous uprising, it furthers the narrative al-qaeda was in disarray and that we had, by the elimination of bin laden made this extraordinary reduction in the risk in the area. as it it turns out not only was it not true in libya, but other parts of north africa as well and the fundamental question did the administration really believe that? if they did they badly miscalculated or did they know it was true and for political reasons didn't want it out there. they were eliminating the war on terror and these groups and no longer capable of care i go out attacks against the u.s. and one or the other. either they assess wrong that radical terrorists were not capable of care caring out a for the new mattress models, but sleep train's huge year en
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 5:00pm PST
great. >> and here is why senators like john mccain understand the need for republicans to focus on immigration reform. >> elections. elections. the republican party is losing the support of our hispanic citizens. >> think about that. it's not about people in this country who are living a life, trying to be an american. it's about elections. john mccain has a very clear understanding of the republican demographic problem. >> i'll give you a little straight talk. look at the last election. look at the last election. we are losing dramatically the hispanic vote, which we think should be ours for a variety of reasons. and we've got to understand that. >> but if john mccain wants to understand why the republican party faces this problem, he might want to watch some of his own campaign ads back from 2010. >> have we got the right plan? >> the plan is perfect. you bring troops, state, county, and local law enforcement together. >> and complete the dang fence. >> it will work this time. senator, you're one of us. >> i'm john mccain and i approve this message. >> well, politics does not
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